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Why are men more likely to get sepsis?
4 doctors weighed in

Dr. William Walsh
Addiction Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: We don't know
It is not clear why men are more likely to have sepsis, as boys are also more likely to be septic than girls (i.
e. It isn't testosterone). Risk taking behavior may explain the difference, but it has not been studied.

In brief: We don't know
It is not clear why men are more likely to have sepsis, as boys are also more likely to be septic than girls (i.
e. It isn't testosterone). Risk taking behavior may explain the difference, but it has not been studied.
Dr. William Walsh
Dr. William Walsh
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Dr. Ziad Akl
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
In brief: Not necessarily true
I am not aware that men are more likely to get sepsis.

In brief: Not necessarily true
I am not aware that men are more likely to get sepsis.
Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl
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